• Massive petrified redwood stumps

    Florissant Fossil Beds

    National Monument Colorado

Snowshoeing and Cross-Country Skiing

The Florissant valley under a blanket of snow.
Views of Florissant Fossil Beds during the winter.
NPS Photo by Sheena Grabski
 


During the winter, there may be an opportunity to go on a ranger-guided snowshoe hike.

Please call for more details or for current conditions, call the Monument at 748-3253.

 
A pair of snowshoes in a snow drift

Use your snowshoes to explore Florissant Fossil Beds.  Snowshoes available for use if you are attending a ranger-led hike.


When there is enough snow, Florissant Fossil Beds' gentle meadows, hills, and trails can be a great place to snowshoe or cross-country ski.

The Monument does not have any equipment available, so please bring your own snowshoes or cross-country skis.

 
Views of Aspens in Florissant Fossil Beds during the winter.
Aspens make great photography subjects during the winter at Florissant Fossil Beds.
NPS Photo by Sheena Grabski

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